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- SAGE India 2005; US$ 24.95
When it was first published (in 1991), Political Agenda of Education was hailed as an outstanding contribution to educational theory. This thoroughly revised edition sharpens the focus and explanatory range of the original framework. In particular, the author has incorporated the complex terrain of gender and girls` education while bringing in a more... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
The School-to-Work movement came together as a major national force for educational reform in the late 1980s and reached its peak in 1994 with the passage of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act. Throughout the 1990s, the movement had a substantial record of creativity and accomplishment. Among other things, it hastened the spread of career development... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Estonia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 71.00
Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Latvia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education and Science has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95 US$ 18.36
In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion uniquely and comprehensively addresses interpretations of inclusive education by drawing upon the experiences and expertise of leading writers and academics who have direct experience of teaching and researching this area around the world. This landmark publication combines theoretical chapters with practical... more...
- Beacon Press 2007; US$ 18.00
Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as ?disabled? and ?special needs,? are welcome on equal terms. In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed ?ready to compete? in ?mainstream?... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 31.50
Cet ouvrage collectif témoigne des préoccupations des auteurs de multiples disciplines et pays à l'égard des pratiques éducatives en lien avec l'inclusion préscolaire et scolaire. Il présente les perceptions et attitudes des différents acteurs de la pratique inclusive, l'importance des interventions... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1992; US$ 23.25
Un ouvrage consacré entièrement à la pratique d'étude de besoins en éducation, en enseignement et en formation qui intéressera certes les professeurs et les étudiants dans ces domaines, mais aussi les directeurs et les professionnels en ressources humaines qui ont à concevoir et analyser les besoins de leur... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
In this critical look at contemporary higher education, Pasque argues that if a more thorough understanding of leaders' perspectives is not offered, then the dominant perspectives within academic discourse will continue to perpetuate the current ideas of higher education's relationship with society. more...